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    Damaged_Armour
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    Alternative to carrying creditcard/keycard

    Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:46 pm

    As a pokies gambler the biggest problem is access to money via credit cards and key cards. I keep raving on about the Australia post prepaid credit card, which I carry along with $40 cash, it gives me up to $500 on a card which I use for food, petrol, etc here's the link.

    https://auspost.com.au/money-insurance/ ... -gift-card
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    the_penguin
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    Re: Alternative to carrying creditcard/keycard

    Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:58 pm

    Thanks for sharing the link @Damaged_Armour

    It really is a great idea. Anything to limit temptation is a step in the right direction.
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    Lookin4Help
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    Re: Alternative to carrying creditcard/keycard

    Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:15 pm

    @Damaged_Armour

    Thank you for sharing this idea.. I might use this.
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    Damaged_Armour
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    Re: Alternative to carrying creditcard/keycard

    Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:35 pm

    Lookin4Help wrote:
    Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:15 pm
    @Damaged_Armour

    Thank you for sharing this idea.. I might use this.
    You'd be doing yourself a favour.
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    There's No such thing as "Just Once"

    You want to stop gambling? Ok great, put your boxing gloves on.
    Secret Squirrel
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    Re: Alternative to carrying creditcard/keycard

    Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:55 pm

    I have always 'found' a way to access my account even when I have no card, thanks to cardless withdraws at ATMs. This is an a really helpful suggestion.. Thank you
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    Seahorse1
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    Joined: Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:58 pm

    Re: Alternative to carrying creditcard/keycard

    Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:44 pm

    Hey @Damaged_Armour , @Secret Squirrel how are things going for you? How is the weekend looking. You made some interesting comments here on the forum such as the Australia Post card that can limit spending - I have heard of a gambling card too which ultimately does the same thing - it just means that there is a limit to what one can spend and therefore putting up some boundaries and lessening the triggers perhaps - there's a great podcast about it on Life matters :
    https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/pr ... s/13139134 an interesting podcast.
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    Damaged_Armour
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    Re: Alternative to carrying creditcard/keycard

    Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:46 pm

    Seahorse1 wrote:
    Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:44 pm
    Hey @Damaged_Armour , @Secret Squirrel how are things going for you? How is the weekend looking. You made some interesting comments here on the forum such as the Australia Post card that can limit spending - I have heard of a gambling card too which ultimately does the same thing - it just means that there is a limit to what one can spend and therefore putting up some boundaries and lessening the triggers perhaps - there's a great podcast about it on Life matters :
    https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/pr ... s/13139134 an interesting podcast.
    Thanks @Seahorse1
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    There's No such thing as "Just Once"

    You want to stop gambling? Ok great, put your boxing gloves on.

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